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Message 1348584 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 21:14:22 UTC

How about raising the limits (or even removing them) so that we have enough WUs to cover the period of the outage. After things are restored, just re-impose the limits.

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Message 1348588 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 21:31:35 UTC - in response to Message 1348584.

How about raising the limits (or even removing them) so that we have enough WUs to cover the period of the outage. After things are restored, just re-impose the limits.

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Why?
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Message 1348595 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 21:56:57 UTC - in response to Message 1348588.

Bernie, I'm not trying to be harsh but re-read the first sentence.

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Message 1348603 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 22:17:59 UTC - in response to Message 1348595.

But, but, if they did that then our backup projects won't get a look in. :-D

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Message 1348605 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 22:20:33 UTC

I trust the guys in the lab to do what is right.

Lets leave it there, if they feel it is right, if they have the time, they will do it.

If either they don't feel it is right or do not have the time it won't be done.

It's only a 14 hour outage not 14 days.
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Message 1348610 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 22:31:57 UTC - in response to Message 1348603.

Wiggo, I can appreciate your point of view however I only run this one project (as do others), hence our slightly differing views I suppose. All I am asking is that they consider it as a stop gap measure for the period of the outage which in turn would help people like myself keep putting the work through even though the project is down.


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Message 1348618 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 22:57:11 UTC - in response to Message 1348610.

Wiggo, I can appreciate your point of view however I only run this one project (as do others), hence our slightly differing views I suppose. All I am asking is that they consider it as a stop gap measure for the period of the outage which in turn would help people like myself keep putting the work through even though the project is down.

The download link is already maxxed out. Even if they rushed around like mad things changing stable configurations, how are you going to download 14 (I make it 15) hours of work in the next 64 minutes?

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Message 1348633 - Posted: 19 Mar 2013, 23:39:10 UTC

I don't see any reason to raise the limits and wind up choking the pipes before they take the network down. No sense in causing more problems to deal with tomorrow when things are all brought back up. I say leave it as is, people's machines may go cold for a little while, its not a huge outage, as someone else pointed out, 14-15 hours of downtime, its not 2 weeks or a month downtime.

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Message 1348639 - Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 0:30:29 UTC - in response to Message 1348633.

KB7RZF as much as i have wished and voiced my mind on this matter and as much i hust have to admit but richard is right. we cant all get what we want as users and the people at seti have to look at the big picture.

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Message 1348641 - Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 1:02:23 UTC - in response to Message 1348618.

Wiggo, I can appreciate your point of view however I only run this one project (as do others), hence our slightly differing views I suppose. All I am asking is that they consider it as a stop gap measure for the period of the outage which in turn would help people like myself keep putting the work through even though the project is down.

The download link is already maxxed out. Even if they rushed around like mad things changing stable configurations, how are you going to download 14 (I make it 15) hours of work in the next 64 minutes?

Either they haven't cut the link yet, or we seem to have a back-channel...
(A slow one for incoming, it would seem.)
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Message 1348655 - Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 4:16:38 UTC
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How about raising the limits (or even removing them) so that we have enough WUs to cover the period of the outage. After things are restored, just re-impose the limits.

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So you want the limits raised simply because it'll be down for 13 hours?

Limits are there because super crunchers like yourself ended up with so many units assigned to them in the various states that the database operations when working with your records caused network timeouts to spiral out of control thus breaking the reporting mechanism for the rest of us.

Sorry Charlie. I know that you contribute more finished units in a day than I do in a month but unless other users like yourself are on a fixed limit "diet" it ends up screwing all of us.

And while the network is still sort of up, it's not happy one bit. Lots of retries and only occasional reports. Even the web pages and the forum are very sluggish.
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Message 1348658 - Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 4:26:52 UTC - in response to Message 1348641.

Either they haven't cut the link yet, or we seem to have a back-channel...
(A slow one for incoming, it would seem.)

The network is definately borked somewhere- Seti site & the forums running in super slow motion, uploads just aren't possible even though the server is running.

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Message 1348701 - Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 13:52:46 UTC
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Whatever was done last night, I had a load of downloads in queue at 17h00 PDT and although the upload server went offline, the downloads stayed going for hours and they all completed. So no complaints here. :^) That was an unexpected bonus.
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Message 1348727 - Posted: 20 Mar 2013, 14:51:26 UTC - in response to Message 1348658.

Either they haven't cut the link yet, or we seem to have a back-channel...
(A slow one for incoming, it would seem.)

The network is definately borked somewhere- Seti site & the forums running in super slow motion, uploads just aren't possible even though the server is running.


Yep, running slow all morning but since lunchtime here, its back up to speed.... :)
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